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The Faces of India - II

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A Religious Vegetable Vendor in Bangalore
A Vegetable Vendor
Pierced Nose, Pierced Ears and Saree
An Indian Woman -- Her attire has not changed in centuries

68th way of wearing vermilion
Some women first apply the sandle-wood paste and then apply the vermilion
The Holy Vermilion
Traditional Man with Vermilion
A Traditional Man with Vermilion on Forehead

Widow without the Vermilion
Traditionally, widows did not wear kumkum as a respect to the departed husband
Widow without a Vermilion
Man fulfilling a vow to God
"I have grown my hair (Jata) and wear this vermilion(nama) to fulfill a vow"

Indian Woman with stick-on vermilion
Indian Woman with Vermilion
Priest of a Roadside Temple
"I am a poor priest of a poor temple"

Son of the Priest
Notice his vertical bars (nama) on the forehead. This is a characteristic of the Iyengar community in the South India
Iyengari Priest
Smiling Girl on the Streets of Bangalore
"Sweet Smiles Don't Cost Anything!"

"I have never been photographed before.
Girl Growing up on the streets of India
A Girl Growing up on the streets of India
A Young Street Girl


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